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Books in Browsers 2010

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Books in Browsers 2010: The Future of Reading on the Web
A Showcase of Reading, Lending, and Vending books online.



Thursday, October 21st @ 6:00PM
Internet Archive
300 Funston Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94118

The Internet Archive, with the support of O'Reilly Media, is hosting an evening demonstration of the vending and lending of books in web browsers on a variety of different platforms. The showcase is the keystone event of a two day summit held to examine the rapid transition towards books on the web.

Demonstrations include:
  • Browser-based ereaders and reading applications
  • Discovery via BookServer, search engines, Open Library
  • Publisher mechanisms for selling books in browsers
  • Library mechanisms for lending books in browsers

The Advisory Board for Books in Browsers 2010:

Keith Fahlgren, Ibis Reader
Hadrien Gardeur, Feedbooks
Tom Garnett, Smithsonian Institution
Mary Lou Jepson, Pixel Qi
Hugh McGuire, Bookoven
Kat Meyer, O'Reilly Media
Pam Samuelson, UC Berkeley
Daihei Shiohama, Voyager Japan

200 people came to the evening demonstration.

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Books In Browsers 2010 presentation. October 21, 2010 Text of the speech, with illustrations is here https://internetarchive.wordpress.com/2010/10/22/books-in-browsers-keynote-speech-by-brewster-kahle/ .
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Boston Public Library's Tom Blake Old Spice parody promo for loaning ebooks to patrons. Filmed for the 2010 Books in Browsers presentation at Internet Archive.
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Photos from the Evening Gala event at Books In Browsers at Internet Archive. October21, 2010
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Photos from Books In Browsers 2010 Day One talks. October 21, 2010
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